The low price of oil has has prompted an energy company to halt the transportation by rail of Bakken crude through the Bay Area.
Five dogs died in a residential structure fire on Monday evening in North Richmond, an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, according to firefighters.
A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at least one tanker into the Kanawha River and sparking a house fire, officials said.
Three separate power outages throughout the Bay Area Sunday has impacted a total of more than 7,000 customers, a PG&E spokesman said.
A woman was extracted from her vehicle with minor injuries Monday afternoon in Richmond after the car was struck by a train and dragged roughly 100 feet, according to fire officials.
A Richmond man who allegedly fired a handgun in and outside a Fairfield FoodMaxx grocery store Saturday morning has been arrested, police said.
After years of living with mold, cockroaches and mice, residents of Richmond’s Hacienda public housing complex will soon begin the process of moving to more habitable dwellings, city officials said Friday.
Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus has won over many residents and political leaders with an unconventional policing style that stresses community outreach.
Federal investigators say a 2012 fire at a Chevron refinery in the San Francisco Bay Area was the result of shortcomings in the company’s safety culture and gaps in regulatory guidelines.
No Charges For Richmond Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Outside Liquor Store, DA Says It Was Self-Defense
No charges will be filed against an officer in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Richmond last September, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said.